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  • 1. have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun);

    • "John is rich"
    • "This is not a good answer"
  • 2. be identical to; be someone or something;

    • "The president of the company is John Smith"
    • "This is my house"
  • 3. occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere;

    • "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"
    • "What is behind this behavior?"
  • 4. have an existence, be extant;

    • "Is there a God?"
  • 5. happen, occur, take place;

    • "I lost my wallet; this was during the visit to my parents' house"
    • "There were two hundred people at his funeral"
    • "There was a lot of noise in the kitchen"
  • 6. be identical or equivalent to;

    • "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
  • 7. form or compose;

    • "This money is my only income"
    • "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"
    • "These constitute my entire belonging"
    • "The children made up the chorus"
    • "This sum represents my entire income for a year"
    • "These few men comprise his entire army"
  • 8. work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function;

    • "He is a herpetologist"
    • "She is our resident philosopher"
  • 9. represent, as of a character on stage;

    • "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
  • 10. spend or use time;

    • "I may be an hour"
  • 11. have life, be alive;

    • "Our great leader is no more"
    • "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
  • 12. to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form;

    • "let her be"
  • 13. be priced at;

    • "These shoes cost $100"

Example sentences

  • The stew must be boiled up before serving.

  • Your behavior is causing our name to be dragged through the mud.

  • From the reports of guns we knew that hunters must be nearby.

  • All bookings will be made 3 days in advance.

  • The process of adjustment to life in another country can be very difficult.

  • They came to an accord that profits should be shared equally.

  • We found him to be the right sort of timber.

  • The workers are reluctant to be ordered around by the employers.

  • I'm certainly going, but I'll be a little bit late.

  • The earth may be thought of as a gigantic magnet.

  • It'should first be warmed to 120℃.

  • The National Party Congress shall be convened every five years.

  • It used to be usual to bind out promising boys for many years.

  • They refused to be enslaved and rose in struggle.

  • Be modest in learning , for complacency is the enemy of study.

  • The despot claimed to be the chosen instrument of divine providence.

  • I don't want to be associated with your scheme; I'm contracting out.

  • They promoted him to be a general.

  • There must be something wrong with my left arm, which is asleep.

  • They blithely carried on chatting, ignoring the customers who were waiting to be served.

  • Be quiet in case you wake the baby.

  • It's chilly outside; be careful not to catch cold.

  • Everybody's business should be everybody's responsibility.

  • I shouldn't be dining in college tonight. Would you mind signing me out?

  • The area can easily be worked out if you know the length and the breadth.

  • She didn't really like the hat, but it couldn't be exchanged.

  • You'd better be silent about what happened.

  • They enjoyed exemption from customs duties on goods to be used by themselves.

  • They noted David to be too clever.

  • The sound has to be coordinated with the picture.

Meaning of BE

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  • A woman walks into a pet shop and sees a cute little dog. She asks the shopkeeper, "Does your dog bite?"
  • The shopkeeper says, "No, my dog does not bit."
  • The woman tries to pet the dog and the dog bites her.
  • "Ouch!" She says, "I thought you said your dog does not bite!"
  • The shopkeeper replies, "That is not my dog!"
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